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Old 03-24-2009, 02:23 PM   #11
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I mainly use circular needle sets--I have Boye, Denise, and Harmonies. I have quite a few straight needles though, that I bought in a lot off of Ebay when I first started knitting. I do use them ocassionally, but for storage, I put them in a decorative wine box...kinda like this, but mine is cardboard and has a painting of two elegant women at a party on it.
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Old 03-25-2009, 06:48 AM   #12
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What a cute idea Yarnpiggy!!!!!
I guess I just need to keep working at this circular needle thing--I''m still very new to knitting and I think I just haven't become comfortable enough with it. Thanks to everybody for all the input!!!
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Old 03-31-2009, 12:26 AM   #13
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Originally Posted by kaidyddd View Post
I either use a 20" or 24" circular needle for scarves or sometimes I'll use a couple of double points if the scarf is really narrow. I wrap one end of each of the double point needles with one of those tiny hair rubberbands. Works great.
I hadn't thought of that, I used small point protectors, but they kept falling off. I'm going to try that tip, thanks.
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